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Mosul Healthcare

Crisis update – September 2017

The battle for Mosul has taken a staggering toll on the people of Iraq’s second largest city. Health needs are shifting from war injuries to medical cases and long-term rehabilitation care. Crisis Update - 21 Sep 2017
North Syria, Jan 2017

Describing the toll of war on health in absentia

"In war-torn Syria, patients are besieged and in inaccessible areas. True numbers are unknown but those we do see paint a picture so bleak that the size and scale of an emergency health response seem unimaginable." Journal article - 3 Apr 2017
Erbil Iraq - Debaga Camp and Mobile Clinic

MSF assists traumatised people from Mosul

Some 30,000 people are living in camps in Hassansham and Khazer, 35 kilometres east of Mosul. MSF’s mental health teams see around 45 patients a day. Project Update - 10 Jan 2017
Idomeni camp eviction

Involuntary eviction from Idomeni creates further hardship for refugees

“Moving refugees from informal camps to formal camps is not the solution. In Europe, in 2016, refugees should not be living in tents, they should have their claims for asylum heard and be provided with homes so that they can restart their lives in safety,” concluded Jaeger, MSF’s Head of Mission in Greece. Press Release - 26 May 2016
East Ukraine Conflict, Donetsk, FEB 2015

MSF strongly refutes false allegations levelled in the media by the Humanitarian Committee of the Donetsk People’s Republic

MSF strongly refutes the false allegations made in the media by the Humanitarian Committee of DPR regarding its medical-humanitarian activities. Statement - 26 Oct 2015
MSF clinic for IDPs in Baharka Camp, Iraq Kurdistan

Stories from Bharka Camp

Testimonies from Bharka IDP camp in Iraq Voices from the Field - 20 Aug 2014
Lebanon -Providing medical care to Syrian refugees in the Bekaa Valley

Treating chronic diseases among Syrian refugees, a priority for MSF

Treating chronic diseases among Syrian refugees: a priority for MSF Project Update - 16 Apr 2014

"Hospitals don't even have the most basic of medicines"

Just back from his mission, an MSF doctor describes the appalling conditions in the hospitals of eastern Aleppo Voices from the Field - 11 Dec 2013
MSB105 Iraq - Medical care for Syrian crossing the Iraqi Kurdistan border

MSF provides emergency care to families fleeing to Iraq

Some 60,000 refugees from Syria have crossed the border into the Kurdish region of Iraq since it reopened on 15 August after being closed for three months. Project Update - 2 Oct 2013
Cholera intervention in South Kivu
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Independent medical humanitarian assistance

We provide medical assistance to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from healthcare. Our teams are made up of tens of thousands of health professionals, logistic and administrative staff - most of them hired locally. Our actions are guided by medical ethics and the principles of independence and impartiality. We are a non-profit, self-governed, member-based organisation.

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